This page contains resources for teaching English as a Second/New Language


Here are some cool Internet sources for teachers:
Dave's ESL Cafe

Internet Resources for Teaching English Language Learners
Graphic Organizers, etc.
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/actbank.html
Includes graphic organizers specifically designed for Language Arts classrooms, along with good ideas for journals and literature activities. Contains links to California standards.

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/graphic-organizers/printable/6293.html
Along with graphic organizers, the website also includes lesson plans and printable forms specifically for Language Arts teachers of all grades.

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/graphorg/
Don’t let the typeset make you think there is nothing here for older students! It includes everything from KWL to an organizer that helps students write persuasively.

http://www.graphic.org/goindex.html
This is a bit complex for my taste, but may be just what you are looking for. Mind maps are included, along with organizers for very specific outcomes.

http://www.writedesignonline.com/organizers/
A wealth of information, including descriptions of reasons to use a wide variety of graphic organizers! Also contains links to grade-specific lesson plans and exams for Language Arts teachers.

http://faculty.frostburg.edu/engl/gartner/compos.htm#ESL%20Resources
Contains links to many resources for teachers and secondary students.

Internet ESL Resources for Mainstream Teachers
http://www.pps.k12.or.us/curriculum/PDFs/ESL_Modifications.pdf
A nice description of what you can expect from ESL students by ability level, along with engagement suggestions.

http://www.nwrel.org/request/2003may/ell.pdf
This is a nice resource from Northwest Regional Laboratory which includes strategies and resources.

http://www.mrshurleysesl.com/mainstreamteacher.html
A wonderful place to begin to answer your questions, this website contains links to other sites, as well as an online tutorial for teaching English Language Learners in your classroom.

http://www.carla.umn.edu/esl/minnetesol2000.html
Answers your FAQ’s in a conversational format.

http://education.uncc.edu/MORE/StartResources/OnlineRes.htm
Includes instructional and assessment resources for ESL students in the mainstream classroom.